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Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild
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Sep 24, 11

bookshelves: historical, fiction, young-adult, classic, children, england, ebook, movies-of-books
Read on September 24, 2011

Somehow I liked the movie more. Perhaps it was because I saw it first (although years ago) but I think also because it was just easier to understand the story and to laugh at the audacious things that go on.

Thats not to say that this book was bad. Far from it! Had I read this back when I was 10/12 I think it easily could have been up there with favorites such as A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. Right now it was cute and enjoyable but not with much substance. The film would entertain more.

Recommended for: children of 10-14 years of age. Much easier to identify with then. Watch the movie if you want the story line otherwise.
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